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Mary Lena Barton

October 28, 1926 - March 18, 2022

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CHURCH HILL – Mary Lena Barton, 95, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2022 at her residence.

Mary was born in Hawkins County to George Washington and Sarah Ann Vaughn. She was a member of Bellmont Baptist church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister who loved her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Barton, Sr.; son, Jimmy Barton; brothers, Marlin, Charlie, Wiley, Buford, Fred, George W. Vaughn, Jr.; one infant sister; son in law, John Arrowood.

Mary is survived by her son, Robert “June” Barton, Jr. (Tammy) and his children Robert III, Johnathan, Justin, and Ashley along with 9 great grandkids, son, Ronald Barton (Loretta) and his children Tony, Terry, Trevor, and LaDena along with 13 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; daughter, Patsy Sturgill (James) and her children Pam, Vicky, Toree, and Brody, daughter-in-law, Kathy Barton and her children, Shannon, Lisa, and Josh along with 5 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren, son, Billy Barton (Patsy) and his children, Billy Jr., Jason, April, Brandy, Samuel along with 10 great grandkids; daughter, Imogene Arrowood and her children, Holly and Stacy, 6 grandkids, Brady, Carson, Tristan, Katelynn, Jax, and Emery, 3 step-grandchildren; son, Michael and his daughter, Megan and granddaughter Ellie; step son, Richard Lewis (Vickie) and his children Tashia, Sam, and Ashley; special family, Donnie and Barbara, Linda, Anna, Romelda, Roy, Gail, little Buford, Brenda, and Patty; special friend, Kris Stansberry; several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 PM on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at Johnson-Arrowood Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 6:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mitch Russell officiating. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at Church Hill Memory Gardens. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 12:15 PM to go in procession.

Pallbearers will be Robby, Terry, Trevor, Josh, Billy, Jr., Jason, Samuel, and Zayne.

A special thank you to Amedisys Home Health nurses, Kayla and Kendahl and Amedisys Hospice nurses for the loving care they provided to Mary.